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Vintage Cameras Through The Ages
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Magic LanternsMagic Lantern Projectors
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Butchers MAGIC LANTERN "CORONET Horizontal ENLARGER"


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MAGIC LANTERN "CORONET Horizontal ENLARGER" BY W.BUTCHER & SONS Ltd – Made between 1914 and 1926.

This magnificent show piece is a Victorian style Magic Lantern, popular in the Edwardian period, that was manufactured By W Butcher between 1914 and 1926. The Magic Lantern is made from Mahogany wood with brass bound lens and fittings, bellows and a tin Housing. The Dimensions are approximately 24 Inches long when extended and 15 Inches when closed; the height is about 11 inches.

8 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Church Army Magic Lantern


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Magic Lantern Projector by the Church Army, introduced in 1884 and the associated Petzval lenses including the Optimus Petzval.

15 files, last one added on Aug 04, 2013
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Agfa CamerasAgfa was founded in 1867 in Berlin, German, initially producing chemicals for photography. Agfa started manufacturing cameras from 1926 after acquiring the Rietzschel camera works in Munich from Bayer the previous year and started selling to the American market in 1927. Agfa produced its first 6x9 cm exposures on roll film in 1930 and its first 35mm camera in 1937.
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Agfa Synchro Box 600


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AGFA Synchro Box 600 – Germany 1951-1957

The Agfa Synchro box 600 is a later version of the Agfa Box 50 with an added flash synchronised shutter; the Agfa Box 50 itself being manufactured in Germany between 1950 and 1951.

The optics on this camera was very basic so the image quality wasn’t that great although fairly sharp, with a large negative which had benefits. The camera used 120 film roll with 8 pictures per roll.

5 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Butchers CamerasWilliam Butcher established a chemist business in Blackheath, London in 1860. By 1895 his business was manufacturing its own goods under the "Primus" name as well as importing cameras and other photographic goods from Germany including equipment from Huttig and later Ica.
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Butchers No 2 Box Carbine Camera


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No 2 Box Carbine Camera. C20 Carbine Films. Butcher’s British Cameras 1920's.

Description - This is a basic box camera that takes C20 film (film label on the inside rear door). The case is made from cardboard covered in black (or brown) leatherette with a wire frame finder and twin reflecting viewfinders; with a simple rotary shutter. The C20 film (120) takes eight exposures per film roll.

History - The Box Carbine No 2 Camera was manufactured in Britain by W. Butcher & Co during the 1920’s.

6 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Butchers No 4 Watch Pocket Carbine Camera - 1927


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The version shown here is one of a range of Tropical Carbine models manufactured by Butchers from 1922 to the late 1930s. The largest in the series was the No. 12 Watch Pocket Carbine camera manufactured from 1926. The No. 4 Ensign Carbine camera was added as a cheaper version in 1927 and the No. 6 remodelled into the No. 7 by 1930 and renamed the Tropical-Ensign-20 around 1936.

5 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Contessa NettelNettel founded in southern Germany in 1902 merged with Drexler & Nagel in 1919 to form Contessa-Nettel; the company was again merged with Zeiss Ikon in 1926.
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Contessa Nettel Camera


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Manufactured in Germany and sold between 1919 and 1926.

One of the specialities of the German Contessa-Nettel AG company was cameras with focal plane shutters. The camera shown here is just one of many variations manufactured and sold during this period between 1919 and 1926.

10 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Coronet CamerasThe Coronet company was founded in Birmingham, England by F.W. Pettifer c1926 and traded until 1967 producing large numbers of cheap folding and box cameras for mast distribution, mainly through mail order catalogues. After 1945 Coronet teamed up with a French company to avoid import duties for the distribution of their cameras on the French market; these Coronet cameras for the French market were stamped with ‘made in France’ with the controls on the cameras being in French.
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Coronet Fildia Folding Camera c1947


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Because these and similar models were mass produced by the Coronet company between 1926 and 1967 the date of manufacture for the individual models shown here are currently uncertain. And it is unclear whether this model used the Coronet’s 120 or 620 film as similar models used different films and some were interchangeable. However, a similar model to this, produced for the French market that used 620 films and made after 1945 has been identified so this model may date to around that time period. For further identification the body of this camera is identical to the Coronet Fildia folding camera c1947 although there are differences in the lens.

7 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Coronet Rex folding camera c1930


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Coronet Rex Folding Pocket Camera manufactured in England c1930 is an inexpensive basic folding bed camera made with a metal body covered in leatherette. This camera with a fixed focus and simple rotary shutter used ‘120 roll film’.

6 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Coronet Cub Camera


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Coronet Cub with purse case for women 1946.

Description - This is a simple viewfinder camera with a plastic body which had a sprung telescoping front and a folding frame viewfinder. This viewfinder was replaced by a fixed tubular viewfinder in 1948 on the Anastigmat and Flash models, and later the viewfinder was built in to the top plate. The Coronet Cubs uses 828 films.

History - Several versions of the Coronet Cub where made in England from 1939 until at least 1948 by the Coronet Camera Company. The original 1939 model was all plastic with a single-speed shutter and fixed-focus lens. The model shown here with metal top and bottom plates and an f10 lens was introduced in 1946.

13 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Coronet Every Distance Camera


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Coronet Every Distance 1935.

Description - This camera is a metal box construction covered in black leatherette with a pressed Art Deco design in the surface. The ‘Every Distance’ lens had three focal distances, selected by toggle to focus on 5 feet, 10 feet and infinity. The camera used 120 films.

History - The Coronet Every Distance was a box camera made in England in c1935 by the Coronet Camera Company.

4 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2013
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Eastman Kodak CamerasGeorge Eastman (1854-1932), an employee of a bank in Rochester, was an amateur photographer who in 1879 invented an emulsion-coating machine for mass production of dry plates which was patented in England. In 1888 he founded the Eastman Kodak Company with the introduction of the ‘Kodak’ a camera with a built-in 100 exposure paper roll film costing a massive $25. Once the film had been used the camera was sent to the factory for processing; it was returned to the customer with a new film installed and the prints from the previous exposures. In 1900 George Eastman and his Company introduced the first Brownie roll film camera with film for six exposures costing only $1 with the Brownie camera series continuing until 1970.
Kodak Box Cameras
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No 0 Brownie Model A


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Eastman Kodak No. 0 Brownie camera model A 1916 (Film 127) 1914-1935. Model Shown Here from 1916 (Patents 1903-1916). Manufactured from 1914 to 1935.

Description - Card and wood construction with a hinged back with triangular catch and two reflecting view finders, one for Portrait and the other Landscape photos. Film: 127. Shutter: Rotary.

History - Produced from 1914 to 1935. Manufactured by Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York USA. Assembled in UK 1929-1930. Variations introduced in 1917 and 1928. Model shown here is from 1916.

Info on Exposure can be found on the Antique Camera Page accessed via the Home page.

12 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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No 2 Brownie Model F


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Kodak Brownie - No 2 Brownie Model F (Film 120) 1924.

Description - Originally Leatherette covered card but replaced with a metal box in 1924. Fixed focus with two view finders. Film: 120. Lens: Meniscus. Shutter: Rotary.

History - The Kodak No.2 Brownie was manufactured by the Eastman Kodak Company from 1901 to 1933; manufactured in the US, Canada and the UK from 1928-1935. There were numerous variations, the Model F being introduced in February 1924 when the original leatherette covered card was replaced by a metal box (with other refinements) and a tripod socket was added.

The model shown here is of Model F introduced in 1924 and was made in Great Britain. Info on Exposure can be found on the Antique Camera Page accessed via the Home page.

10 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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No 2 Cartridge Hawk-Eye Model B


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Canadian Kodak No.2 Cartridge Hawk-Eye – Model B 1913-1930.

Description - An inexpensive camera with a cardboard body covered with black leatherette with a real leather strap. The Hawk-eye No. 2 has two prism view finders, one on the top and the other on the right side of the camera for taking portrait and landscape photos. The shutter is a simple ‘guillotine’ type with just one speed and two apertures allowing for timed exposures operated by the pull-up tab on the top of the box. Film: KODAK 120. Shutter: Single speed rotary. Fixed Focus.

History - The Hawk-eye cameras were originally made by the Boston Camera Company who were taken over by Blair Camera Company in 1890; and subsequently taken over by Eastman Kodak in 1899 when presumably the Hawk-Eye Model A would have been produced. Model B was manufactured from 1913 until at least 1930, being made in England from 1927 to 1930. The Model shown here was manufactured in Toronto, Canada by Canadian Kodak.

Info on Exposure can be found on the Antique Camera Page accessed via the Home page.

6 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Kodak Popular Brownie


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Eastman Kodak Popular Brownie 1937-1938.

This model was manufactured from January 1937 until 1938 when it was remodelled as the ‘Six-20 Popular Brownie’ with a shorter side catch; the Six-20 version being made from 1939 to 1943. The camera which had two reflecting viewfinders was of a simple construction and design being made from card and covered in leatherette and was manufactured in the UK. Film used – ‘620 box roll film’.

3 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Kodak Portrait Brownie No 2


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Eastman Kodak Portrait Brownie no 2 - 1929-1935.

The No.2 Portrait Brownie was the first camera to be manufactured at the Harrow factory in England. This box camera has a high quality and well finished metal body with unique angled edges and bright line borders giving it style and class. As well as two well-designed viewfinders, on the top and one on the side e.g. for portrait and landscape photos the camera also has a pull-out tab that moves another lens into position specifically designed, and very effective, for taking close-up portraits. The variation to this model was in colour from the traditional dark colours such as black and brown to more elaborate colours including red and green.

3 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Kodak Six-20 Brownie Model C


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Kodak Six-20 Brownie C (Kodak 620 film) 1946-1953.

Description - Morocco-grained imitation leather covered metal body with two view finders. 1946-53: Plain matt enamel front with metal wind knob and release button, and 1953-57: Horizontally striped front with plastic wind knob and release button; and a triangular spring back catch. Film: 620. Shutter: Single blade. Lens: Meniscus f/11, 100mm.

Brief Exposure Times - Near sunrise or sunset, or in deep shade: 1-5 seconds. Indoors near to window: 5-10 seconds. Interiors lit by daylight: 5-30 seconds.

History - Manufactured in the UK. Produced from 1946 to 1957. Variation introduced in 1953. Model shown here is from the original 1946-1953 batch.

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Kodak Pocket Cameras
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No 1a Folding Pocket Automatic


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No.1a folding pocket automatic Kodak 1905-1912 with red bellows and (1912 to 1915 with black bellows).

The Kodak No. 1a Folding Pocket camera was made between 1905 and 1915, until 1912 with red bellows and from 1912 to 1915 with black bellows. The model displayed here with red bellows was patented in 1908 and made until late 1912. From November 1912 until 1915 the model was manufactured with black bellows. The bed of the camera was self-extracting e.g. it automatically popped out when the catch was released. The shutter speeds are ‘I B and T’ and the camera uses 2.5 x 4.25 inch exposures on ‘116 roll film’.

6 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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No 1a Pocket Kodak


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Eastman Kodak No 1a Pocket Kodak (Film A116) 1926-1932.

Description - The No. 1A Pocket Kodak camera was constructed with a strong aluminium body and covered with a durable material; the metal parts being finished in nickel or black enamel. The camera’s features included a black bellows, autographic feature, a worm screw focusing device, a focusing scale, reversible view finder, and two tripod sockets. The camera had the option of various lenses and used A116 film which could take twelve exposures per roll.

History - The No. 1A Pocket Kodak was a folding camera manufactured by Eastman Kodak from 1926 to 1932.

7 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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No 2a Folding Autographic Brownie


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Eastman Kodak No 2a Folding Autographic Brownie 1915-1926 (Film A116).

Description - The No. 2A Folding Autographic Brownie camera was a metal construction with imitation leather covering a reversible reflecting view finder and sliding focusing with lock. Film: The camera used A116 films capable of taking up to twelve exposures per roll. Lenses: meniscus or Achromatic Rapid Rectilinear. Shutters: Ball Bearing or Kodex (from 1924-26). Focusing was by distance zone, 8, 25 and 100ft detents on bellows extension.

History - The No. 2A Folding Autographic Brownie camera, originally made with square end cases, was manufactured by the Eastman Kodak company from 1915 to 1926. The square end case was changed to rounded edges in November 1917, from serial number 64,501. This was a folding camera made by the Canadian Kodak Company in Toronto, Canada and the Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester, New York, USA. The camera shown here with leather carry case was made in the USA c1925 with a Bausch and Lomb lens Aperture f4 to f64; other models had Apertures of f7.9 to f22 and the early models Aperture was ‘1’, ‘2’, ‘3’ and ‘4’.

11 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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No 3 Autographic Kodak


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Eastman Kodak No 3 Autographic Kodak special 1914-1926 (Patent 1907)

Description - This camera was constructed with an aluminium body and covered with genuine Persian morocco with metal parts finished in nickel or black enamel and included two tripod sockets. The camera which used A118 roll film cartridge was capable of taking 10 post card size exposures and also included the autographic feature; an option to write information on the back of the negative with a stylus such as name, date and place etc. Other features included a range finder, an adjustable rack and pinion focus, a focusing scale, and a reversible view finder.

History - The No. 3 Autographic Kodak Special Camera was manufactured by Eastman Kodak from 1914 to 1926. The next model up, the No. 3A Autographic Kodak Special Camera (almost identical to this model) was manufactured from 1914 to 1934 and from 1916 became Kodak's first rangefinder camera.

13 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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No 3a Autograhpic Kodak Model C


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Eastman Kodak No. 3a Autographic Kodak Model C - 1914-1934.

This is the autographic version of the 3A which allowed the photographer to write notes onto the back of the negative. This pocket folding camera used 122 film, had a ball bearing shutter T, B, 1/25 - 1/100 and was made from wood covered in leather.

12 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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No 3a Folding Pocket Automatic Model B3


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Eastman Kodak No 3a pocket b-3 1903-1915.

Description - This camera was constructed of Aluminium with nickel fittings and was covered in seal grain leather and included two tripod sockets on the body. Other features included a reversible view finder, spirit level and focusing scale. Film: 122.

History - The No. 3A Folding Pocket Kodak was designed to be carried in a top coat pocket and was manufactured by Eastman Kodak Company from 1903 to 1915. It was available in various models including B, B-2, B-3, B-4, B-5, C, and G. The model shown here is the B-3.

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Junior Six 16


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A folding Bellows camera introduced in 1935 and discontinued in 1937.

7 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2013
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Vest Pocket Autographic Special


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Vest Pocket Kodak. Use Autographic 1915-1926 (Film 127).

Description - The Kodak vest pocket camera was light and small and designed to fit into the top jacket pocket. It used 127 films with eight exposures per roll and included the autographic feature. The body was constructed of metal with a black enamel finish and black leather bellows and was fitted with a meniscus achromatic lens and No. 0 Kodak ball bearing shutter with reversible view finder.

History - The Vest Pocket Kodak Camera was manufactured by Eastman Kodak from 1915 to 1926 and included the autographic feature which was an option to write information on the back of the negative with a stylus such as name, date and place etc. this feature being originally introduced in into Kodak cameras in 1912.

11 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Vest Pocket Model B


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Vest Pocket Kodak Model B (A127 film) 1925-1934.

Description - Vest Pocket Kodak Model B Single Lens. Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, USA. Camera, black bellows. Lens has fixed or adjustable focus and a rotary shutter with four stops including instantaneous and time; and a reversible view finder. The body is all metal covered in iridescent finish with nickel and black enamel fittings and one tripod socket; camera, black bellows. Film: A127 (Eight Exposures per roll of film)

History - Manufactured by the Eastman Kodak Company from 1925 to 1934. Kodak has been a Trade Mark since 1888.

Info on the Autographic Feature and Exposure can be found on the Antique Camera Page accessed via the Home page.

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Nagel CamerasNagel founded by Dr August Nagel in Stuttgart, Germany in 1928 became the German branch for Kodak AG in 1931.
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Nagel Vollenda 80/0 Camera


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Nagel Vollenda 80 (1930-1934).

Description - The camera case is metal and black leatherette houses bellows that folds back into the case making it small and compact to carry. The camera which focuses from two meters to infinity has five shutter speeds with Timer of 1/100, 1/50 and 1/25 and the lens Stops down to an aperture of f32. It uses 120 films with eight images per roll.

History - The Nagel Vollenda 80/0 (which is almost identical to the Nagel Vollenda 70/0) was produced by Nagel sometime between 1930 and 1934; although their production at the Nagel factory in Stuttgart, Germany (where this and other models were being made at the time) came under the wing of Kodak when they took over the Company at the end of 1931.

9 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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John Piggot Camera
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John Piggot Camera UK


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The John Piggott camera shown here is a Fall Quarter-Plate Bellows camera that uses ¼ plate films. A Box and Bellows camera first introduced in 1898 and continued production in London by John Piggott Ltd until their factory was destroyed in the London Blitz of 1940.

12 files, last one added on Jul 31, 2013
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Post War CamerasCameras generally made after 1945 and predominantly of the more familiar handheld type rather than the older folding pocket and box cameras; ranging from cheap point and shoot cameras like the Hanimex 35hs to the professional cameras like the 35mm Praktica LTL3 and more modern digital Canon EOS 400D camera.
Bencini CamerasThe Company was founded by Antonio Bencini in 1937 as I.C.A.F. in Milano, Italy. Soon after it changed its name to C.M.F., and after WWII renamed itself to CMF Bencini. CMF Bencini became renowned for their characteristic rigid body cameras but they also made folding cameras such as the Argo rollfilm folder with Aplanatic F:10.5 lens in CMF A3 single-speed shutter.
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Bencini Koroll Camera


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Bencini Koroll - C.M.F Bencini - Koroll (film 120) 1951.

Description - Made in Italy c1951. Forerunner to the Bencini Koroll S. Film 120 rollfilm. The body of the Koroll camera is a single aluminium alloy casting including lens barrel. Some of the main features for the camera included a lens with an extending metal tube with a fixed aperture of f /11, a shutter mechanism with a fixed shutter speed of 1/30 (1/50 in the Koroll S model) and a Focus from 6 feet to infinity.

History - The Bencini Koroll is a simple viewfinder camera manufactured by CMF Bencini around c1951, very similar to the ‘Koroll S’ model introduced in 1953 but without the cold-shoe on the top of the camera which was added to the 'Koroll S' as an additional feature; other models in the Koroll range differ much more significantly.

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Canon CamerasThe ‘Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory’ (the forerunner of Canon Inc.) was founded in 1937 in Tokyo following their production between 1933 and 1936 of the Kwanon, the prototype for Japan’s first 35mm camera with a focal plane shutter. Kwanon, named after the Buddhist Bodhisattve Guan Yin, is known as Kannon in Japanese; the Company changed its name to Canon in 1947.
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Canon EOS 400D


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Canon EOS 400D Digital SLR Camera. Manufactured by Canon, Japan from 2006.

Description - A fairly modern mid-range digital camera. Canon EOS 400D Digital SLR Camera. Mid-range SLR (Single Lens Reflex) camera, introduced by Canon 2006. Digital SLR (Single Lens Reflex). EOS (Electro-Optical System). 10 Mega pixels using Compact Flash Type I/II memory cards with JPEG and RAW file formats and Lithium-ion Rechargeable batteries.

13 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Canon AF35ML


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The AF35ML, manufactured in 1979 is a compact camera that uses 135 film type.

8 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2013
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Canon EOS 300


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The Canon EOS 300 is an SLR camera produced between 1999 and 2002 that uses the 135 film type.

7 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2013
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Canon Snappy QT


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The Canon Snappy QT, introduced in 1997, is a compact camera that uses 135 film.

7 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2013
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Canon Z115


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The Z115 is a compact camera, using 135 film, that was manufactured in 1993.

4 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2013
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FujiFilm Cameras
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FujiFilm FinePix 2800 Zoom


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A compact camera using 135 film type, introduced in 2001.

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Hanimex CamerasHanimex Corporation founded in 1947 imported and distributed cameras under their brand name in Australia and New Zealand for equipment made by other manufactures in Japan and Germany.
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Hanimex 35hs Camera


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A rather simple 35mm camera the Hanimex 35 HS is a cheap plastic point and shoot camera with a hot-shoe for flash and a fixed-focus 33mm lens with three settings for sunny, cloudy and flash.

1 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Pentax Cameras
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Pentax Espio 115M


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A compact camera using film 135, introduced in 1996.

5 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2013
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Praktica Cameras
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Praktica LTL3


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Praktica LTL3 35mm SLR. Manufactured in East Germany from 1975 to 1978.

Description - A well designed and solid built German 35mm SLR (Single Lens Reflex) camera manufactured by the East German VEB Pentacon Company between 1975 and 1978, with three Carl Zeiss Jena lenses. The lenses were detachable and screwed onto the Pentax/Praktica Universal M42 Screw Mount on the front of the camera. Each lens is also fitted with a clear glass UV (Ultra Violet) B filter to reduce glare from sunlight reflections e.g. for when taking photos of water with sunlight reflecting off it.

History - Pentacon introduced the LTL series in 1972. The LTL3 (model shown here) was introduced in 1975 and replaced by the Prakica MTL3 in 1978 which continued in production until 1984. The lenses featured here are all made by Carl Zeiss Jena lenses; a Company founded by Carl Zeiss (1816-1888) who was a German maker of optical instruments.

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Praktica BCA Electronic


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An SLR camera using film 135 introduced in 1983 and discontinued in 1990.

6 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2013
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Purma Cameras
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Purma Special


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Purma Special 1937-1951.

Description - The Purma Special camera has a plastic body with metal parts and a fixed lens aperture of f6.3 giving a focal length of 10 feet to infinity. This camera was rather special due to the novel innovation of the focal-plane shutter mechanism using gravity to offer three shutter speeds, 1/25 (Slow), 1/50 (Medium) and 1/450 (Fast). There is no shutter speed selector on the camera as the shutter speed is selected by the way the camera is held and used to take photos, and for this reason the film format was square. Fast shutter speed is selected by holding the camera vertically with the wind knob in the up position. Medium shutter speed is selected by holding the camera horizontally, and Slow shutter speed is selected by holding the camera vertically with the wind knob in the down position. The words ‘Fast’ and ‘Slow’ are moulded into the Bakelite on either side of the viewfinder as a reminder in which way to hold the camera; and the Purma Special would take sixteen square photographs on 127 film.

History - The Purma Special, produced by Purma Cameras Ltd of London between 1937 and 1951, was sold by R. F. Hunter of London, England.

5 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2013
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Zenit CamerasThe Zenit is one of a series of 42mm screw mount cameras by Krasnogorski Mekhanicheskii Zavod.
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Zenit B


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The Zenit-B is a 35mm SLR camera manufactured between 1968 and 1973.

4 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2013
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Movie CamerasA Selection of video tape cameras and its predecessor the 8mm cine-camera.
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Elmo Super 104


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8mm cine-camera introduced in 1962.

3 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2013
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Sony DCR TRV320E


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A more modern video camera by Sony that used Digital 8 and High 8 video tapes; popular in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

6 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2013
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Canon AutoZoom 318M


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This Canon Auto Zoom is a super 8mm cine-camera that was first introduced in 1973.

6 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2013
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Quarz 5


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The Quarz 5 cine-camera manufactured in the USSR by Krasnogorskiy Zavod and uses DS8 film, introduced in 1970.

8 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2013
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Camera AccessoriesIncluding Light Meters and Lenses.
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Kodapod


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Light Meters


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Includes the Jonan-Mini Light Meter by Jonan Electric Co Ltd, and the 110S Light Meter by Plusmeter.

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Lenses


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This photo album includes an assortment of lenses for various cameras.

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